Oct 22, 2009


Each 'face' = 4 x 4 inch oil on canvas
These girls are from my cast of Nippers, used in the Argyle Surfers and St Peters Basilica paintings.

Oct 20, 2009

Dance Class, Interrupted


Degas' ballet dancers and their teacher are my inspiration for this painting. Removed from their expected environment of a stage, or room, they find themselves in a strange dark corridor, peopled with odd, foreboding figures. This painting is a new direction for me, facture-wise... it is sketchy and loose... thus depicting a process, rather than an arrival.
Oil on Canvas 2009
85cm x 85cm

Oct 18, 2009



I have a working title of 'Horses in the Basilica', but hopefully this will change soon. I am finding the title quite a creative challenge, as it can be continuing source of communication and mystery that adds to the work.
Oil on Canvas
90 x 75cm

Workers in the Basilica
Oil on Canvas
90cm x 75cm

Winter Sun Waning

"Winter Sun Waning" by Shirley Peters An oil sketch done on location. The track is called Nulunga Walking Track, and...